The side-yard superhero by Rick D. Niece

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Published by Synergy Books in Austin, Tex .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Niece, Rick D. -- Childhood and youth,
  • De Graff (Ohio) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Anecdotes

Edition Notes

First book in a trilogy.

Book details

StatementRick D. Niece.
GenreAnecdotes
SeriesLife in DeGraff, an automythography -- bk. 1
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF499.D298 N54 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 175 p. :
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23943803M
ISBN 10098154620X
ISBN 109780981546209
LC Control Number2008928396

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The Side-Yard Superhero (Life in DeGraff: An Automythography)/5(32). Superheroes come in many sizes and shapes. For Rick Niece, his hero came confined in a wheelchair. "Side-Yard Superhero" is the coming-of-age tale of the friendship that emerged between a nine year old, small town paper boy and the most special of the 72 customers on his route, Bernie Jones.

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Niece, Ph.D., never forgets the people he meets a Brand: Five Star Publications, Inc. (AZ). Side-Yard Superhero (Book Review) A memoir and anecdotal collection of teachable moments I am sure Rick has used to captivate students in his classroom for decades.

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Side-Yard Superhero is Rick Niece’s first book in the Fanfare for a Hometown series about his upbringing in DeGraff, Ohio. The book is an “automythography” describing his childhood in rich, vivid detail.

Considering himself a "memory keeper," Niece takes readers with him on a poignant journey back in time to a safe haven of heartfelt. In Side-Yard Superhero, Bernie Jones is The side-yard superhero book book's story arc, but most chapters are self-contained and can stand alone.

They are short stories written within the framework of a. Dear Ms. Hinton, Last fall, my 7th and 8th grade students had the experience of a lifetime when Rick D. Niece, author of Side-Yard Superhero: Life Lessons from an Unlikely Teacher, visited our classroom and had a book discussion with us.

The day Mr. Niece visited was the very best day of my 19 years of teaching and probably the best day of my students’ lives as well, at least when. Download Side Yard Pdf search pdf books full free download online Free eBook and manual for Business, Education, Finance, Inspirational, Novel.

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An Excerpt from Book 3 in the Fanfare for a Hometown Series The following is an excerpt from Book 3, And We Gathered Around Her, in my Fanfare for a Hometown series. I have spent the first weeks of retirement outlining and drafting sections of the third book. I still have much more to write.

Let me know what you think/5. What I didn’t know was that Rick Niece is also a talented writer; that was until he gave me his book, “The Side-Yard Superhero,” a wonderful story of growing up in the tiny town of DeGraff, Ohio. Niece says of his writing: “The perfect word in the perfect sentence with the perfect sound and rhythm are my goals in writing.

In Side-Yard Superhero, Book 1 in my series, Fanfare for a Hometown, I describe how I was repeatedly warned not to embarrass my father in front of the superintendent and the other teachers. Although I thought I was a “typical” kid, it was difficult to remain typical when my father was the school’s only music teacher and the superintendent.

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Several months ago, I read and reviewed Side-Yard Superhero, the first book in the Fanfare for a Hometown series by Rick D. Niece, Ph.D. If you remember that review, you know that I loved the chapter-by-chapter peek into DeGraff, Ohio--Dr. Niece’s small-town, boyhood community.

Side-Yard Superhero was one of those books that transported me to another place and time—yet. Lee "Side-Yard Superhero" por Niece, Ph.D., Rick D. disponible en Rakuten Kobo.

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I currently live in Ohio, so it's really nice to read about kids growing up while mentioning landmarks and areas that I am familiar with as well. Side-Yard Superhero: Life Lessons from an Unlikely Teacher by Rick D.

Niece, Ph.D. Rating: Plot: Niece covers a lot of ground here, but all of it vital to his story. Meticulously plotted, the memoir will have readers turning pages to find out more about Bernie Jones and the small town of DeGraff.

Originality: This book covers a time. Side Yard Super Hero: Life Lessons from an Unlikely Teacher One Book, One Community Reading Literature Standards, Terms, and Concepts CCRL1. Cite [several pieces of] textual evidence that most strongly support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

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Rick (back then known as Ricky) recounts his job of paperboy (that he kept until he moved out for college) and the neighbors he met on his daily route, along with what it was like growing up in a town where you knew everyone, local Friday hangouts.

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Author and educator Rick Niece reflects on life growing up in a small Ohio town and his journey back in his latest book Side-Yard Superhero: Life Lessons from an Unlikely Teacher.

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